Westerly High School



Westerly High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Westerly High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 247
10 249
11 206
12 239

Westerly High School is a public high school of the Westerly School District located in Westerly, RI. It has 941 students in grades 9th through 12th. Westerly High School is the 23rd largest public high school in Rhode Island and the 6,220th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.1 to 1.

Total Students: 941
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 93.6

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Westerly High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 471
(50%)
471
(50%)
 Female 470
(50%)
470
(50%)

Westerly High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 801
(85%)
801
(85%)
 Asian 58
(6%)
58
(6%)
 Hispanic 35
(4%)
35
(4%)
 Two or More 24
(3%)
24
(3%)
 Black 16
(2%)
16
(2%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Westerly High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 695
(74%)
695
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 206
(22%)
206
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(4%)
40
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Westerly High School is ranked 33rd out of 0 ranked schools in Rhode Island, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Westerly High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.1%) is lower than the state average of 42.9%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Westerly High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1143
2006 1107
2007 1089
2008 1063
2009 1025
2010 991
2011 983
2012 941

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11
2006 14.1
2007 13.2
2008 13.8
2009 11.6
2010 10.9
2011 11.2
2012 10.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17147856517935
2006 0.16440831074977
2007 0.19834710743802
2008 0.21448730009407
2009 0.23121951219512
2010 0.23713420787084
2011 0.25635808748728
2012 0.26142401700319

Compare Westerly High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,010.0% 10.1:1
 
1,183.3% 11.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.1%
 
State Average 42.9%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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